John James asked:
>Any suggestions on how to remove old undercoating without harming the
>underlying finish. A great
>TR4A I purchased last Sept was undercoated on day one, and I'd like to
>remove some serious
>undercoat overspray from the engine compartment.
The most effectice way that I know of (and I tried several in stripping my
car) is a gas torch and paint scraper. A comfortable chair, car lift and
many beers makes the task significantly less unpleasant. Wear disposable
clothing that is fire resistant (burning blobs of undercoat have a habit of
dripping on you).
Eastwoods advertize a brush-on "dissolver", but I have no idea of its
It took me about 15-20 hours to strip all that junk off the car. I swore
not to use it again and so powdercoated everything that was originally
Shane Ingate in Maryland
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